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This Chicken Cacciatore Recipe is full of chicken and vegetables in a flavorful tomato sauce. It's an easy, comforting and healthy dinner the whole family will love!
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5 from 2 votes

Chicken Cacciatore

An easy, comforting and healthy dinner the whole family will love!
Course: Main
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: Jenn


  • 2-3 lbs. chicken cutlets or chicken breasts cut into smaller pieces
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil divided
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms sliced or quartered
  • 1 14.5-oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • mashed potatoes or noodles to serve with


  • In a dutch oven (or heavy pan), heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper and place in hot pan. Brown chicken on both sides. Remove from skillet and set aside on a plate.
  • Pour remaining tablespoon of olive oil in dutch oven and add in onion, garlic and bell pepper. Stir until fairly tender, being careful not to burn the garlic.
  • Pour in tomatoes, broth, Italian seasoning and mushrooms. Cook until mushrooms are almost tender. Taste and season as needed. Add in browned chicken and juices.
  • Cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes on medium-low heat, until all vegetables are tender and chicken is cooked through and very tender.
  • Serve on plates with spaghetti noodles or mashed potatoes. Enjoy!